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Duarte Barbosa

Duarte Barbosa was a Portuguese writer and officer from Portuguese India. He was a scrivener in a factory in Cannanore, and an interpreter of the local language, Malayalam. Barbosa wrote the Book of Duarte Barbosa c. 1516, making it one of the earliest examples of Portuguese travel literature. In 1519, Barbosa embarked on the first expedition to circumnavigate the world, led by his brother-in-law Ferdinand Magellan. He died in 1521 at the Battle of Mactan on... Read More

Bornc. 1480
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died1 May 1521
Cebu, Philippines
NationalityPortuguese
OccupationWriter, scrivener, explorer

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Africa, East -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
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India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
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